Shaun A. Bean is an associate in Sedgwick’s New Jersey office and is a member of the firm’s Product Liability and Specialty Tort and Complex litigation practices.
Prior to joining Sedgwick, Mr. Bean was an associate at a New Jersey law firm, where he handled a broad array of civil litigation, including complex breach of contract actions, consumer fraud matters, land development disputes, employment cases and insurance issues. He regularly appears in state and federal courts and has extensive appellate practice experience.
Mr. Bean’s recent triumphs in trial and appellate courts include: summary judgment against a former employee alleging race-based discrimination and wrongful termination by an international food service distribution company; dismissal of a minority shareholder oppression suit involving allegations of fraud, tortious interference with prospective economic gain and breach of contract against an international software solutions provider in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey; and dismissal of a consumer fraud suit against a mortgage lender, also in the District of New Jersey.
Affiliations, Activities and Accomplishments
Mr. Bean is admitted to practice in the state courts of New Jersey and New York, as well as the District of New Jersey, Southern District of New York and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Mr. Bean received his J.D. from Seton Hall Law School in 2006. While in law school, Mr. Bean was a member of the Moot Court Board and winner of the Eugene Gressman Moot Court Competition. He was an editor of Seton Hall’s Journal of Sports & Entertainment Law. Mr. Bean also worked to obtain greater funding for Newark's charter schools and advocated on behalf of indigent clients at Seton Hall's Center for Social Justice. Upon graduation, Mr. Bean received the American Bar Association Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor and Employment Law. Mr. Bean graduated cum laude from Boston University with a B.S. in journalism and a B.A. in economics (2002). Prior to law school, he spent two years reporting for the sports and business departments of the Boston Herald.